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Teddy Bear Pattern


Designed by Sandi Marshall

Teddy Bear:

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
5 oz. main color
small amount of contrasting color
Sample colors: MC = dark brown, CC = beige
Size G crochet hook

Finished size: 13" tall

Directions
Body Do not join rounds. Mark the first stitch of each round (a safety pin makes a good marker).
With MC, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: (2 sc in ea sc) around. (16 sc)
Rnd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (24 sc)
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (32 sc)
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (40 sc)
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (48 sc)
Rnd 7: sc in ea sc around. (48 sc)
Rnd 8: (sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (50 sc)
Rnd 9: (sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (52 sc)
Rnd 10: (sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (54 sc)
Rnds 11 - 16: sc in ea sc around. (54 sc)
Rnd 17: (sc in next 13 sc, sc next 2 sc together to decrease) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (52 sc)
Rnd 18: sc in ea sc around. (52 sc)
Rnd 19: (sc in next 12 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (50 sc)
Rnd 20: sc in ea sc around. (50 sc)
Rnd 21: (sc in next 11 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) twice, sc in next 24 sc. (48 sc)
Rnds 22- 24: sc in ea sc around. (48 sc)
Rnd 25: (sc in next 4 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around. (40 sc)
Rnd 26, 27: sc in ea sc around. (40 sc)
Rnd 28: (sc in next 3 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around. (32 sc)
Rnd 29: (sc in next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around. (26 sc)
Rnd 30: sc in ea sc around. (26 sc)
Stuff to within about 1" from top before continuing.
Rnd 31 - 33: sc in ea sc around. (26 sc)
Rnd 34: (sc next 2 sc tog) around.
Stuff to top.
Rnd 35: (sc next 2 sc tog) around.
End off, leaving an 8" tail of yarn for sewing. Using a large-eye yarn needle, weave yarn through remaining stitches. Pull tight to close and sew closed. Weave in end.


Head
With MC, ch 2.
Rnds 1 - 5: Repeat rnds 1 - 5 of body.
Rnds 6 - 14: sc in ea sc around. (40 sc)
Rnd 15: (sc in next 4 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around.
Rnds 16, 17: sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 18: (sc in next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around.
Stuff to within 1" of top before continuing.
Rnd 19: (sc in next sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around.
Finish stuffing. Sew head to body. (Head will be sewn on at about round 33 of body.)
Muzzle
With CC, ch 2.
Rnds 1 - 3: Repeat rnds 1 - 3 of body.
Rnd 4: (sc in next 9 sc, hdc in next 3 sc) twice.
Rnd 5: sc in ea st around. (24 sc)
Rnd 6: Repeat rnd 4, join with slip stitch in 1st sc. End off.
(Areas with the hdc stitches are the sides of the muzzle.)
With black yarn, using large-eye yarn needle, embroider nose features on center top of muzzle. Embroider mouth shape with straight stitches. Stuff. Using yarn, sew to lower half of head.
Legs (Make 2)
With MC, ch 2.
Rnds 1, 2: Repeat rnds 1 and 2 of body.
Rnd 3: Repeat rnd 4 of body.
Rnd 4,5: sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 6: (sc in next 3 sc, sc next 2 sc tog) around.
Rnd 7 - 13: sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 14: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.
Rnds 15 - 21: sc in ea sc around. At end of rnd 21, join with slip stitch. End off.
Stuff. Sew to bottom of body.
Arms (Make 2)
With MC, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (18 sc)
Rnds 4 - 6: sc in ea sc around.
Rnd 7: (sc next 2 sc together for decrease) 4 times, sc in next 10 sc. (14 sc)
Rnd 8 - 18: sc in ea sc around. End off at end of rnd 18, leaving an 8" tail of yarn for sewing.
Stuff firmly. Sew an arm to each side of body.

Ears
Inner Ear (Make 2):
With CC, ch 2.
Row 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc across (6 sc). Turn.
Row 3: ch 1, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) across, changing to MC in last sc. (9 sc) Turn.
Row 4: With MC, ch 1, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) across. End off, leaving 8 " tail for sewing.
Outer Ear (Make 2):
With MC, ch 2.
Row 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc across (6 sc). Turn.
Row 3: ch 1, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) across (9 sc). Turn.
Row 4: ch 1, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) across. End off, leaving 8 " tail for sewing.
(Ears are not stuffed.) With MC yarn, using large eye yarn needle, sew inner ear to outer ear around top edge of ears. Making ear into a curved shape as you sew it on, sew ears to top sides of head, leaving about a 1" space in between the ears.
Tail
With MC, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: (2 sc in next sc) around. (14 sc)
Rnd 3: sc in ea sc around. End off.
Stuff lightly. Sew to back near bottom of body.
Eyes: Sew on purchased animal or wiggley eyes, round black buttons or make these crocheted eyes:
(Make 2) ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in first sc to join. End off.
Sew eyes to head just above top edge of muzzle.

Teddy Bear Pattern copyright © 1997 Sandi Marshall.
Free for your own personal use only.
Patterns are not to be sold or redistributed in any form. All rights reserved worldwide.

Pilgrim outfits to crochet for this Teddy Bear:
Mr. Pilgrim at http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa111597.htm
Mrs. Pilgrim at http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa112297.htm

Sundress to crochet for this Teddy Bear:
"Bunny Rabbit Sundress" Pattern is found at http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa040498.htm

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